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December 24, 2014 RSS feed / Front Page

THANKS FOR THE HELP

Clarence’s Aaron Partridge, left, escapes from a pair of Orchard Park players after getting some help from teammate Andrew Danzer, right, during the Red Devils’ 4-3 overtime loss on Friday at Leisure Rinks.   More...

Editorials

Be a responsible driver this holiday season

Bee Editorial

A s families in Clarence prepare for the upcoming Christmas and New Year’s holidays, many will either be expecting guests from out of town or hitting the roads themselves.  More...

Spindle items

• CLOROX CLAUSES — My grandparents were always big Christmas decorators. More...

Out of the Past

125 Years Ago Dec. 26, 1889   Teachers and scholars are having a grand time during vacation.  More...

Police Blotter

Drug charges follow arrest for theft at hardware store

Sunday, Dec. 14  • Deputies charged a 60-year-old woman with petit larceny after she allegedly stole property from Walmart on Transit Road. The woman was released on an appearance ticket pending arraignment.  Monday, Dec. 15  More...

Bee Heard

Bee Heard

.To the person who was confused as to why Dr. Hicks canceled the parent/teacher conferences, you may want to know that there were 90 faculty members who could not make it into school during the snowstorm. More...

Obituaries

William C. Alderman Jr., Xylem Heat Transfer employee

William C. Alderman Jr., known as “Cliff,” 63, of Williamsville, died Saturday, Dec. More...

Sports

Girls basketball wins two of first three

Clarence’s girls basketball team has turned in mostly solid performances in all four of its outings leading into the holiday break, and the Lady Red Devils were rewarded for their efforts with wins in two of their three most recent games.  More...

Tough non-league schedule leaves boys basketball team with one win

Clarence boys basketball coach Todd Banaszak put together a challenging non-league schedule for the early portion of his team’s season, figuring that tough competition would ultimately be good for the relatively inexperienced Red Devils in the More...

Rifle team splits with Kenmore

Clarence’s rifle team shot down Kenmore’s combined team in the first of consecutive matches last week, as the Red Devils just edged out their opponents by two points on Dec. 17, 1,053-1,051.  More...

What's Going On

What’s Going On

Clarence Town Heritage 2015 calendar on sale   More...

Entertainment

Holiday Happenings

thurs. 25  ComedySportz Christmas Day, presented by Comedy Sportz Buffalo, 7 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 25, at ComedySportz Arena, 4476 Main St., Amherst; $. 393-8669, www.buffalocsz.com  fri. 26-sun. 28   More...

Family Activities

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Announcements

BPC Chorus Names Music Director — The Buffalo Philharmonic Chorus has named Adam Luebke music director. More...

Youth Bureau funding restored to 2014 level

Programming at the Clarence Youth Bureau has become a staple for parents seeking fun activities for their children and a resource for teens looking for opportunities to complete their required community service hours to graduate from Clarence High Sc More...

Brothers perform to raise funds for winter mission trip

Two Clarence teens hoped spreading a little yuletide cheer this past weekend could help bolster support for their service work.  Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary parish sponsored “A Very Jazzy Christmas Concert” on Sunday featurin More...

Clarence Middle students sew goodwill

Tracy Seinar’s eighth-grade Home and Career Skills students annually complete a sewing project of some kind. One year it might be a pillow or blanket. Another, perhaps it’s a pin cushion. But this year Seinar changed things up a bit. More...

Local News

Legislature supports plan to help veterans receive psychiatric care

The Erie County Legislature has approved a resolution urging the U.S. Senate to take immediate action to approve the Clay Hunt SAV Act, which would provide servicemen and women better mental health care.  More...

Alzheimer’s Association releases list of warning signs for holiday season

During the holiday season, visits with relatives may raise questions about the mental and physical health of loved ones. More...

Clarence doctor named county’s ‘Senior of the Month’

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz was joined last week by Commissioner of Senior Services Randy Hoak, Clarence Council Member Robert Geiger and enthusiastic seniors at the Clarence Senior Center on Thompson Road to honor Dr. More...

Letters to the Editor

Meeting comments were misinterpreted

I apologize that while speaking at the Clarence Central School Board public hearing regarding the veterans’ school property tax exemption on Dec. 15, I gave the impression that I was representing the Town of Clarence Assessor’s Office. More...

Criticism misplaced on projects funding

A letter in the Dec. 17 Clarence Bee points out that the 70 percent state reimbursement for the school capital projects is subsidized by “non-district taxpayers” and calls that “snake oil economics.”  More...

Town Youth Bureau grateful for support

I would like to thank all the residents who have participated in our programs and events during the past year. Being able to run programs for you and your children is such a pleasure and gives me great gratification. More...

Education

Board’s controversies continue at meeting

Williamsville schools

Three months after the Transit Middle School Parent Teacher Student Association requested that a different School Board member be made a liaison to the organization, the Williamsville School Board approved assigning a new representative.  Membe More...

HOME accepting applications for scholarship

Housing Opportunities Made Equal Inc. More...

Clarence Middle posts honor roll

The following students have been named to the honor roll for the first quarter of the 2014-15 school year at Clarence Middle School:  Grade Six   More...

Lifestyles

Back in the groove

Vinyl collectors fill space with artistry and sound

Orion Burroughs calls his 1961 record player a time machine.  “It’s the warmest sound you can get possible,” Burroughs said. “It’s an organic experience. More...

Holiday discount offered on CCA gala tickets

The Clarence Concert Association is offering a special holiday discount price on tickets to its annual gala dinner this spring at Orazio’s Restaurant, 9415 Main St.. Patrons who purchase tickets before Dec. More...

Library Calendar

Story Programs More...

Business

Hollow Association success a reflection of you

A nother year of working together to make Clarence Hollow a better place is coming to an end. More...

After holidays, Chamber events aplenty

The Clarence Chamber of Commerce will be busy after the new year begins with a full slate of townwide events.  It all kicks off Wednesday, Jan. 14, when the first A.M. Networking session of 2015 takes place from 8 to 9 a.m. More...

Organizations receive grants to promote job-training programs

Several grants were awarded to Erie County organizations as an investment in job-training programs.  Sen. More...


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